Best Practices on this page include practical programs that have been successful in at least one parish, and that could potentially be implemented in other parishes. Browse for the latest Best Practices below or search across the multiple areas of parish life.
Feb 12, 2007: A parish uses its members' gifts and talents to put on a successful "Kids for Jesus" Catholic Vacation Bible School.
Feb 5, 2007: 100% of participants in this four-part small-group Catechism study have re-registered for part II of the program, growing in their faith and building strong, new friendships with fellow-parishioners.
Jan 29, 2007: 80% of Confirmation students come back and assume an active role in parish life.
Jan 22, 2007: A pyramid approach to personally inviting parishioners yields plentiful pledges.
Jan 16, 2007: An easy to implement retreat program has brought personal and parish-wide renewal at over 800 parishes throughout the United States and Italy.
Jan 9, 2007: Almost half of registered families increased their weekly tithe, enabling this small, combined-parish to beat back a growing deficit.